Lot 218 of 438:
William Howard Taft signed book  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence, and Its Perils

Author:
Taft, William Howard

Place:
New Haven

Publisher:
Yale University Press

Date:
1914

Description:

(8vo) original blue cloth. Second Edition.

Boldly signed by Taft on the front free endpaper. An uncommon book, 2000 copies of the first edition were printed in 1913 and an additional 1000 copies of this, second printing the following year. Signed copies are particularly scarce, only 3 signed copies appearing in auction records since 1985.


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Condition:
Light wear to cloth, small abrasion on fore edge of text block; very good.


 
Item number:
292177
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